Degree of concordance between single balloon enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding after an initial positive capsule endoscopy finding.

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INTRODUCTION In patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding (OBGIB) capsule endoscopy (CE) is the initial diagnostic procedure of choice. Often patients undergo single balloon enteroscopy (SBE) with both diagnostic and therapeutic intention after CE. Although SBE offers a therapeutic benefit, long procedure times, complexity, and invasiveness are… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1756283X15610042

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@article{Shiani2016DegreeOC, title={Degree of concordance between single balloon enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding after an initial positive capsule endoscopy finding.}, author={Ashok V. Shiani and Javier Nieves and Seth Lipka and Brijesh Patel and Ambuj Kumar and Patrick G. Brady}, journal={Therapeutic advances in gastroenterology}, year={2016}, volume={9 1}, pages={13-8} }